Blast Off Science!

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5-4-3-2-1 BLAST OFF for a journey through space in an "out of this world" session! Teachers will enhance the ways they teach about planets, stars, the moon, space ships, space exploration, and more by performing interesting space activities and experiments. They will see how impact crater competitions, balloon rocket races, and blast-offs, as well as learning about life as an astronaut in space, can make astronomy fun and interesting for children.

Audience/Level of Practitioner

  • Preschool and School-aged Teachers, and Administrators
  • Beginner to Advanced


  • $15 per registrant ($12 per registrant for training fee and $3 per registrant for light refreshments)

Special Accommodations

  • Collaborative for Children is committed to accommodating the needs of all individuals who attend our trainings. If you require any special accommodations, please contact Rubi Rojo at 713-600-1173


  • Online registration available through 5:00 pm, October 26, 2017
  • Mail in registration by 5:00 pm, October 26, 2017
  • To register by credit card, click the register button at top of page
  • To register by mail, please call (713) 600-1173
  • Registration is guaranteed when payment is received
  • Participants will receive confirmation of registration by email.  This will be the only confirmation.  Please write down all important information such as date, time, location and names of those attending. Fees are non-refundable unless class is full or cancelled
  • Space is limited to 35 participants


  • Participants should arrive 5-10 minutes before class
  • No children allowed

3 Clock Hours

  • Participants must attend the entire class to receive certificate                  

Alignment with Standards:

CDA Subject Area

  • Advancing children’s physical and intellectual development
  • Observing and recording children’s behavior
  • Understanding principles of child development and learning

Pre-K Guidelines (or) Infant-Toddler Guidelines

  •  Science

Texas Core Competencies for Early Childhood Practitioners

  • Learning Environments, Planning framework, curriculum, and Standards

Texas Core Competencies for Early Childhood Administrators

  • Implementing a Developmentally Appropriate Curriculum


Barbara Cargill, MSSE


  • Light snacks

Mailing Address

Collaborative for Children

Attn: Training Department

1111 North Loop West, Suite 600

Houston, TX 77008


Training available only to those employed in the following Texas counties: Austin, Brazoria, Chambers, Colorado, Fort Bend, Galveston, Harris, Liberty, Matagorda, Montgomery, Walker, Waller, and Wharton.

Professional development opportunity made possible by Workforce Solutions - Gulf Coast Workforce Board

October 28th, 2017 9:00 AM   through   12:00 PM
Collaborative for Children
1111 North Loop West
Suite 600
Houston, TX 77008
Phone: (713)600-1173
Training Fee $ 15.00

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